Improved Stroke Fast Track Strategy leads to 6 Minutes Door-To-Needle Time


  • Bodeepat Worathitianan 0865711462


strategy, stroke, fast track, door-to-needle time


Stroke fast track protocol which administrating rtPA to the patient at emergency department, Nakhonpathom hospital has started since April 2016. The protocol increased the patients who received rtPA and improved door-to-needle time. Lastly during April 2018 to March 2019, for 1 year, 195 patients received rtPA. The rtPA treatment rate was 13.2%. Mean door-toneedle time was 36 minutes. Several strategies were adopted to continuously improve doorto-needle time. The best door-to-needle time was 6 minutes.


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Worathitianan B. Improved Stroke Fast Track Strategy leads to 6 Minutes Door-To-Needle Time. J Thai Stroke Soc [Internet]. 2020 Apr. 21 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];19(1):5. Available from:



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